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The History of Redding, Connecticut, from Its First Settlement to the ...
Charles Burr Todd
No preview available - 2014
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Page 101 - Have pity upon me, have pity upon me, O ye my friends ; for the hand of God hath touched me.
Page 34 - My brave lads, where are you going ? Do you intend to desert your officers, and to invite the enemy to follow you into the country ? Whose cause have you been fighting and suffering so long in ? Is it not your own ? Have you no property, no parents, wives, or children ? You have behaved like men so far ; all the world is full of your praise, and posterity will stand astonished at your deeds, but not if you spoil all at last.
Page 35 - ... praises — and posterity will stand astonished at your deeds, but not if you spoil all at last. Don't you consider how much the country is distressed by the war, and that your officers have not been any better paid than yourselves ? But we all expect better times, and that the country will do us ample justice. Let us all stand by one another, then, and fight it out like brave soldiers. Think what a shame it would be for Connecticut men to run away from their officers.
Page 52 - I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies or opposers whatsoever; and observe and obey the orders of the President of the United States, and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the Rules and Articles for the government of the armies of the United States.
Page 159 - Legislature; and in 1838 he was appointed President of the Board of Internal Improvements, which office he held until 1841, when he was elected to the United States Senate for the term of six years.
Page 2 - At a General Court held at Hartford, October 13, 1687. " This Court grants Mr. Cyprian Nichols two hundred acres of land where he can find it, provided he take it up where it may not prejudice any former grant to any particular person or plantation ; and the surveyors of the next plantation are hereby appointed to lay out the same, he paying for it.
Page 56 - America. Torn from a world of tyrants, Beneath this western sky, We formed a new dominion, A land of liberty : The world shall own we're masters here ; Then hasten on the day : Huzza, huzza, huzza, huzza, For free America.
Page 28 - And in the records of a town meeting held April 2oth, 1818 : "Voted, That our Representatives to the General Assembly to be holden at Hartford in May next...
Page 90 - ... the perusal of a book difficult or painful, he reviewed in his own mind, and often rehearsed to others, portions of the Scriptures with comments which rendered his society delightful and instructive. He was a man of native eloquence, and great skill in the examination and exhibition of the subjects which came before him. He was a scribe, ' well instructed in the things of the kingdom, a workman that needed not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.